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- Kristina C., Special Education Teacher
- Covina, CA
Philippines Teacher Resources
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Middle schoolers examine and analyze the history and experience of Filipinos in Hawaii and California. They identify the contributions of Filipino Americans to the US war effort in World War II, and analyze the many causes that led to Filipino migration to the United States.
Do you know who Jonas Salk is? Print these pages and have your middle and high schoolers read his biography in Time magazine. The reading itself is short, and it is followed with a key date chart, three reading questions, two connection questions, and an opportunity to explore polio. A solid lesson on reading biographies!
America's status as a world power came relatively quickly after the American Revolution - as did the expansion of its borders. The slides in this brief presentation detail the period from 1890 to 1899, in which a series of maps detail America's presence in the Pacific and in Latin America prior to the turn of the century. Additionally, the last few slides provide information about the American homeland during this period of expansion.
European explorers traveled into Asia during the 1500s. Describe various countries, their investments, and how they interacted with people of Asia as they crossed the great oceans. Each slide provides clear and informative text to be read or used in conjunction with a full lecture.
ELLs are introduced to the experiences of Filipino immigrants to the United States. As a class, they discuss the various waves of immigration to the United States and state the reasons why they would leave the Philippines. They compare timelines of Filipino and Puerto Rican immigration and consider two case studies of Filipino immigrants. To end the instructional activity, they research their own family's immigration story. Some materials are missing in this resource, so it will needed to be supplemented.
Based on the documentary film Savage Acts: Wars, Fairs, and Empire, this lesson explores concepts of National interests and imperialism. They view sections of the film and share which images exemplify the meaning of each vocabulary term. As the film progresses various worksheets and group discussions are completed. All necessary materials are included as links.
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so. American presence and influence in Hawaii, Japan, Alaska, Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Panama, China, and Mexico are covered in the context of the spread of America's growing global importance.